UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Academics, College of Nursing + Health Sciences, Nursing
Full Time, Faculty/Instructional
- Official Title: Professor
- Job ID: #xxxxx
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Nursing: Jane W. and James E. Moore Chair in Nursing Research
A tenured faculty position at the rank of associate or full professor is available in the Department of Nursing in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The department seeks a dynamic candidate who will be an innovative, collaborative and experienced nurse scholar with a record of an established program of research, expertise in securing external grant funding, extensive manuscript review history and numerous publications. This individual will bring an outstanding record of academic achievement, leadership, teaching and outreach skills as well as proven mentorship abilities. This appointment is a tenured faculty appointment beginning in fall of 2019 (date negotiable).
The Jane W. and James E. Moore Chair in Nursing Research provides leadership and vision in knowledge generation and knowledge translation, congruent with the vision, mission and strategic goals of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Serving as a nursing scholarship expert and resource for the Department of Nursing, this person reports to the Chair of the Department, which serves over 900 students, offers traditional and BSN Completion programs as well as MSN and DNP programs of study, and is located on the main campus in Eau Claire and at a distance education site in Marshfield, Wisconsin. As a tenured member of the Department of Nursing, this individual will also serve as a member of the Institute of Health Sciences, with some teaching in the graduate and/or undergraduate nursing programs as well.
The primary focus of the Moore Chair is to lead research activities with faculty and students as well as facilitate scholarship production of faculty and engage nursing students in high impact scholarship practices. The person holding the Moore Chair position would be viewed as an
expert in nursing research within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and be an innovative, collaborative and experienced nurse scholar with a record of an established program of research, expertise in securing external grant funding, extensive manuscript review history and numerous research publications. This individual will bring an outstanding record of academic achievement, leadership, teaching and outreach skills as well as proven mentorship abilities.
The Moore Chair will also be responsible for an annual research/scholarship symposium, which will feature presentations by nursing faculty and students engaged in collaborative research. Other responsibilities include:
- Mentoring faculty in growing their research programs
- Fostering a culture of scholarship and continuous improvement within the College and University
- Engaging in grant writing for funded research and mentoring faculty in securing funding
- Maintaining a program of research supported by extramural funding
- Facilitating the creation of a vision and strategic plan related to nursing scholarship
- Providing leadership in implementation of the strategic plan and its annual evaluation
- Serving as the Department’s nursing research liaison with healthcare partners
- Supporting faculty publication
- Maintaining a relationship with Jane and James Moore and apprising them of the progress of the Department’s scholarship activities, inclusive of meeting with them annually
The successful candidate must possess an earned PhD in nursing, be appointable at the rank of associate or professor with tenure within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and have a current RN license in the United States, with eligibility for licensure in Wisconsin.
Additional Required Qualifications:
- An established program of research
- Expertise in securing external grant funding
- Extensive manuscript review history
- Numerous research publications
- An outstanding record of academic achievement
- Leadership, teaching and collaboration skills
- Proven mentorship abilities
- Evidence of working effectively with faculty and students
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness
- Experience with public-private partnerships
- Evidence of leadership experience related to research, publication and grant securement in an academic or practice environment
- Expertise in qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods research modalities
- Experience in translation and evidence-based scholarship
DEPARTMENT: The College of Nursing and Health Sciences provides undergraduate and graduate programs for Nursing. Building on a foundation of excellence, the College prepares liberally educated individuals for professional practice. Creative educational experiences, scholarship, and service to our communities enhance the personal and professional growth of students and faculty and promote life-long learning. As a College, we value a caring spirit, ethical practice, and advocacy for policies and actions that contribute to the improvement of the human condition.
The College of Nursing & Health Sciences is comprised of the Department of Nursing with two site locations: The University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire campus and the Marshfield Clinic site in Marshfield, Wisconsin. The Department has 32 faculty and clinical instructional staff in addition to two clinical agency coordinators and three full time administrative support staff.
The Department of Nursing offers four-degree programs: traditional bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion (BSNC), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). UW-Eau Claire is the only public university in northwestern and north-central Wisconsin that offers a baccalaureate nursing degree. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, the master's degree in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The baccalaureate degree in nursing, the master's degree in nursing, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree are also approved by the State Board of Nursing.
Undergraduate students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on faculty-mentored scholarly projects, through an internal program out of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. This Student-Faculty Research Collaboration program is designed to facilitate undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities. Awards include funds for student stipends, supplies, services, and research travel.
The current student body size consists of 440 pre-nursing students, 430 undergraduate students, and 89 graduate students. Upon graduation, the College has a 99% student employment or continuing education rate.
For more information on the College of Nursing and Health Sciences please visit our website: https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-nursing-health-sciences/.
UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest may be submitted in confidence to: UWECNursing@academicsearch.org. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae, copy of RN license, graduate transcripts, and a list of five professional references with full contact information. No references will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Ann Die Hasselmo at Ann.Hasselmo@academicsearch.org or Andrea Cowsert at Andrea.Cowsert@academicsearch.org. Further information about UW-Eau Claire is available at www.uwec.edu.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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